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While V is for voltage, I is for current, P is for Power
Capacitors sustain voltage and Inductors ______ current. limit
What law states that current is proportional to the potential difference across the device? Ohms
Metallic strips that melt when a large current passes through Fuse
Capacitance is measured in Farads
An SCR is also known as a Thyristor
The bias of a diode in a circuit with its anode to the negative terminal and its cathode to the positive terminal reverse
A three terminal device that switches or amplifies electrical signals transistor
Device used for converting DC voltage into AC output voltage inverter
Adding a small number of atoms to a material to enhance its properties doping
Abbreviation for a resistance temperature detector rtd
Device that uses a rotating mirror to scan an area and reflects infrared photodiodes to detect hot metal hot metal detector
Device used to determine rotary position of a motor shaft encoder
In a multiple push button motor starter circuit, your STOP buttons will always be connected in ________. series
In a multiple push button motor starter circuit, your START buttons will most likely be connected in ________. parallel
Device that uses two different types of metals to measure temperature, due to their voltage drops thermocouple
An amp clamp measures current by _________. inductance
When this device is properly used in a circuit, the current more sinusoidal, lowering the harmonic level. Reactor
_____ is when the rotor cannot keep up with the stator. slip
Three types of power; true, reactive, _______. apparent

CURRENT ELECTRICITY Crossword

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controls current flow switch
Transforms electrical energy into other types of energy Load
What part of a circuit is a battery? source
Multiple cells connected. Battery
Electrons move back and forth, changing direction. More efficient method of distributing electrical energy. Alternating current
Measured in Watts (W) power
How much useful energy an electrical device produces compared to amount that was supplied to the device. efficiency
Inefficient type of light bulb. incandescent
Loads connected in a row. series
Electrons can flow more thatn one direction in a circuit. parallel
Used to measure electric current. ammeter
A voltmeter is connected in _________________. parallel
A voltmeter is connected across a source or a ________________. load
Another term for voltage. Potential difference
Energy divided by charge. Voltage
As you increase the temperature of a wire, the resistance ____________. increases
As you increase the number of loads in parallel, the current drawn from the source _________________ increases
A circuit has 3 lamps connected in series. The total voltage of the circuit is nine volts. What is the voltage of lamp one? three volts
A renewable source of energy. wind
What is moving in a circuit? electrons

Electricity Crossword

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a flow of electric charge Current
a form of energy resulting from the existence of charged particles Electricity
a force that acts at a distance due to a magnetic field Magnetism
a hindrance to the flow of a charge resistance
an electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts Voltage
the difference of electrical potential between two points Potential Difference
is a characteristic of a unit of matter that expresses the extent to which it has more or fewer electrons than protons Charge
a stable subatomic particle that is found in atoms with a charge of negative electricity Electron
an atom or molecule with a net electric charge due to the loss or gain of one or more electrons Ion
A device used to transfer electrical energy from one circuit to another transformer
an electronic component that is designed to offer a desired amount of resistance to the flow Resistor
the complete path around which an electric current flows Circuit
a closed circuit in which the current divides into two or more paths before recombining to complete the circuit Parallel Circuit

Science Electricity Vocabulary Crossword

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What type of electricity does not move Static
What type of electricity does move Current
The process in which heat energy is transmitted between two objects Conductor
A closed circuit where the electrical current has only one path to flow through Series Circuit
A closed circuit where electricity can flow through more than one path Parallel Circuit
Combination of two or more or more cells electrically connected to produce electric energy Battery
A device designed to make resistance into an electrical circuit Resistor
A device for making and breaking the connection in an electrical circuit Switch
An electromagnetic force expressed in volts Voltage
Electrical resistance is an electrical quantity that measures how the devide/material reduces the electric current or flow through it Resistance
An instrument for detecting and measuring electricity Electroscope
A form of energy resulting from the exsistance of charged particles Electricity
Surface resistance to relative motion,l as of a body sliding or rubbing Friction
Physical property of matetr that causes to experiance a force when placed in an electromagnetic field Charge

Electricity and Magnetism Crossword

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Description

material that can carry electricity or heat conductor
a device that turns chemical energy into electrical energy electric cell
tiny particles that carry units of electricity electric charges
the pathway that an electric current follows electric circuit
a continuous flow of electric charges electric current
a temporary magnet that uses electricity to produce magnetism electromagnet
a devise that uses magnetism to convert energy of motion into electrical energy generator
material taht resist the flow of electricity or heat insulator
an object that attracts iron and certain other materials magnet
the two areas on a magnet where the magnetic force is greatest magnetic poles
a device that changes electrical energy into energy of motion motor
a circuit in which parts are connected so that the electric current passes along more than one pathway parallel circuit
a circuit in which the parts are connected so that the electric current passes through each part along a single pathway series circuit
an electric charge that builds up on a material static electricity

Electricity and Magnetism Crossword

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a region around a charged particle or object within which a force would be exerted on other charged particles or objects electric field
a substance in which electrical charge carriers, usually electrons, move easily from atom to atom with the application of voltage. electrical conductor
used to protect us from the dangerous effects of electricity flowing through conductors. Sometimes the voltage in an electrical circuit can be quite high and dangerous. electrical insulator
Things that are negatively charged and things that are positively charged pull on each other. This makes electrons and protons stick together to form atoms. Things that have the same charge push each other away law of electric charges
a stationary electric charge, typically produced by friction, that causes sparks or crackling or the attraction of dust or hair. static electricity
the release and transmission of electricity in an applied electric field through a medium such as a gas electric discharge
a flow of electric charge. In electric circuits this charge is often carried by moving electrons in a wire electric current
an electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts. voltage
the impeding, slowing, or stopping effect exerted by one material thing on another resistance
having only one path for electrons to flow series circuit
has two or more paths for current to flow through parallel circuit
a piece of iron (or an ore, alloy, or other material) that has its component atoms so ordered that the material exhibits properties of magnetism, such as attracting other iron-containing objects or aligning itself in an external magnetic field. magnet
each of the two points or regions of an artificial or natural magnet to and from which the lines of magnetic force are directed. magnetic pole
attraction or repulsion that arises between electrically charged particles because of their motion magnetic force
a discrete region of magnetism in ferromagnetic material. domains
a region around a magnetic material or a moving electric charge within which the force of magnetism acts. magnetic field
a soft metal core made into a magnet by the passage of electric current through a coil surrounding it. electromagnet
a cylindrical coil of wire acting as a magnet when carrying electric current. solenoid
the interaction of electric currents or fields and magnetic fields. electromagnetism
an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy electric motor
a device that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy for use in an external circuit. electric generator

ELECTROSTATICS Crossword

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Description

protons and neutrons nucleus
charges that don't move easily through material since their electrons are tightly bound to the nucleus. insulators
A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact friction
the fundamental law of electrostatics stating that the force between two particles is directly proportional to the product of their charges and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them Coloumbs law
charges that move easily through the material, outer electrons are not as tightly bound to the nucleus. they conduct heat and electricity easily. ex): metal, fingers, etc conductor
What is the unit for current ampere
only allows electrons to flow in one way Direct current
electrons move back and forth without appreciable movement alternating current
what is the unit for resistance ohms
uses mechanical motion to create electricity generators
Continuous path for which charge flows Electric Circuit
Rate of which energy is transferred in the circuit; 1 Watt Power
example of electrical conductors metal
force is measured in newtons
charge is measured in coloumbs
electric potential or also called voltage
gain electrons, charge becomes negative
unlike charges do what attract
like charges do what repel
A way to charge insulators and conductors Contact

Current Electricity Crossword

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Description

Materials which impede the flow of electrons. Insulators
Materials which permit electrons to flow freely from atom to atom and molecule to molecule. Conductors
Building blocks of matter. Atoms
Ex. Clothes tumble in the dryer and cling together. Static electricity
A device that detects the presence of static electric charge. Electroscope
What is current measured in? Amperes
What is charge measured in? Coulombs
What is another word for potential energy? Voltage
What are the 2 terminals in the battery called? Electrodes
All current goes through all parts of the ??? circuit. Series
Current divides and goes through part of the ??? circuit Parallel

Electricity Crossword

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Description

Alternating Current AC
An active electrical system is working Active
Flow of electric current that keeps changing direction at a fast rate Alternating Current
Short period where the electricity supply is stopped Blackout
To put electricity into a piece of electrical equipment such as a battery Charge
Form of energy that produces light, heat and power Electricity
Powerful magnetic that uses electric current passed in a wire around it to produce its force Electromagnetic
Passes continuously through something Flow
Piece of electrical equipment that is fused and contains a fuse Fused
Set of wires that carries the electricity supply Grid
Electrical signal, for example one that is passed from a nerve to a muscle Impulse
Same electrical charges as a proton Positive
Measuring instrument used to measure the current in a circuit Ammeter
Unit used to measure electrical current Ampere
Container consisting of one or more cells Battery
Roughly circular line that starts and finishes at the same place Circuit
Material or object that conducts heat, electricity, light or sound Conductor
Red-brown metal Copper
Time rate of flow of electric charge Current
Electrons and protons Electricity
Kill or badly injured my electricity Electrocution
Found in all atoms Electron
$100 bill Franklin
Discoverer of animal electricity Galvani
Converts one form of energy into another Generator
Material/object that doesn't easily allow heat, electricity or sound to pass through Insulator
Accompanied by a bright flash Lightning
Indifferent Neutral
Characterised by absence Negative
Named after German physicist Georg Simon Ohm Ohms
Positive electric charge Proton
Device having resistance to the passage of an electric current Resistor
Electrical circuit of lower resistance than that of a normal circuit Short circuit
Stationary electric charge Static
End of wire Terminal
Device used to transfer electrical energy from one circuit to another Transformer
Electrical unit of voltage Volt

Electricity and Magnetism Vocabulary Crossword

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the law that states that like charges repel and opposite forces attract Law of Electric Charges
the space around a charged object in which another charged object experiences an electric force electric field
a material in which charges can move freely electrical conductor
a material in which charges cannot move freely electrical insulator
electric charge at rest; generally produced by friction or induction static electricity
the release of electricity stored in a source electric discharge
the rate at which charges pass through a given point; measured in amperes electric current
the potential difference between two points; measured in volts voltage
in physical science, the opposition presented to the current by a material or device resistance
a circuit in which the points are joined one after another such that the current in each part is the same series circuit
a circuit in which the parts are joined in branches such that the potential difference across each part is the same Parallel Circuit
any material that attracts iron or materials containing iron magnet
one of two points, such as the ends of a magnet, that have opposing magnetic qualities magnetic pole
a force of attraction o repulsion generated by moving or spinning electric charges magnetic force
the interaction between electricity and magnetism electromagnetism
a coil of wire with an electric current in it solenoid
a coil that has a soft iron core and that acts as a magnet when an electric current is in the coil electromagnet
a device that converts electrical energy into mechanical enegy electric motor
a device that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy electric generator
a vector field that associates to each point in space the Coulomb force experienced by a unit electric charge magnetic field
could be an iron or steel bar, or in a permanent magnet domains

Science•Electricity Crossword

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Crossword
Description

an instrument for measuring electric current in amperes Ammeter
Abbreviation of Alternating Current AC
a unit of measure of the rate of electron flow or current in an electrical conductor Amperes
Charged electrically to provide power Battery
Can be known as an electric ....., electrical ...... or an electrostatic ...... Charge
a system of electrical conductors and components forming an electrical ....... Circuit
A material or device that conducts or transmits heat or electricity Conductor
A chemical element with the symbol Cu Copper
the time rate of flow of electric charge Current
the electric charge inside the wires Electricity
electric current passing through the body Electrocution
a stable particle with a charge of negative electricity Electrons
a machine that converts one form of energy into another Generator
A material or an object that does not easily allow heat, electricity, light, or sound to pass through it Insulator
A natural occurrence that makes the sound of thunder Lightning
An object that does not have a positive or negative charge Neutral
Opposite of positive Negative
electrical resistance between two points of a conductor when a constant potential difference of 1 volt Ohms
subatomic particle found in the nucleus of every atom Proton
is an electrical component that limits or regulates the flow of electrical current in an electronic circuit Resistor
a path of very low resistance has been opened Short circuit
The occurrence when a balloon is rubbed on your head Static
forming or situated at the end or extremity of something Terminal
A device used to transfer electrical energy from one circuit to another Transformer
Symbolised as 'V' Volt
metal drawn out into the form of a thin flexible thread or rod Wire
Improved the stove so it was more efficient Franklin
Italian physician and physicist Galvani
Abbreviation of direct current DC
Using water power to produce energy Hydroelectric
An electrical power supply Outlet
To much power into a battery Overcharge
To put more power into a battery Recharge
A period when the electricity supply stops Power cut
A sudden strong increase in energy Jolt
The condition of having opposite electrical charges Polarity
Electrical or other energy that is put into a machine Input
A flash of light that happens when electricity flows between two separate points Arc